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    Nice animals. Plenty of venison to go around

    Nice animals. Plenty of venison to go around
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    Good. I have no trouble. Meet expectations. ...

    Good. I have no trouble. Meet expectations.

    Sent from phone - forgive typos etc
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    I know you said 'no' to Lowa's, but I bought the...

    I know you said 'no' to Lowa's, but I bought the Lowa Rangers and they met every ridiculous expectation. Straight out of the box and onto the Heaphy hike - 78km's in 5 days, no blisters, no foot...
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    No bother. Planning a trip for August [emoji1360]...

    No bother. Planning a trip for August [emoji1360]

    Sent from phone - forgive typos etc
  5. Thread: 4WD Advice

    by Hunting Dad
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    4WD Advice

    G'day all. I want to trade my Outback for a 4WD so I can get deeper into country faster to hunt.

    Looking at older Surf or Prado Diesel.

    As a family man though, I'd prefer something more...
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    Absolutely, Phil. 13 Mile is on the list - once...

    Absolutely, Phil. 13 Mile is on the list - once access opens agai in August.
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    Had a stellar time. Didn't see any animals but...

    Had a stellar time. Didn't see any animals but had a brilliantly beautiful and challenging walk, good hut stay, stunning scenery and he got to fire the .270.

    He's hooked.

    Thanks for the advice...
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    This is probably a surprise to many but because...

    This is probably a surprise to many but because I'm so new to it all I'm not aware of anywhere even for goats!

    Will keep pounding the tracks and get the mileage. Knowledge will come.

    Sent from...
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    For sure. I've signed up to HunterHQ so there are...

    For sure. I've signed up to HunterHQ so there are options there. Backup plan though. Don't want to start him there.

    Sent from phone - forgive typos etc
  10. Thread: Rakiura

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    We flew heli. It was $800pp return for 4 of us....

    We flew heli. It was $800pp return for 4 of us. Max load was 600kg.

    Sent from phone - forgive typos etc
  11. Thread: Rakiura

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    To be fair mind you - if I had a freezer with...

    To be fair mind you - if I had a freezer with Venison at the time I wouldn't of. I'm not about killing for the hell of it. Family is still enjoying the salami.

    Sent from phone - forgive typos etc
  12. Thread: Rakiura

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    Sure did Elrond. With pleasure too. The block had...

    Sure did Elrond. With pleasure too. The block had no hunters for 10 weeks prior to us and none for at least a month after. They had their time. And like I say - they were not in good condition...
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    Just to add - I am newish to hunting and have...

    Just to add - I am newish to hunting and have joined NZDA and Handloaders so I can learn.

    Have plans to get out, explore and learn.

    Not after anyone's secret spot. Just some guidance of where...
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    Hunting with the son

    G'day all,

    Somewhat reluctant to ask this question because I've seen the reaction to some who have asked similar questions.

    This weekend I'm taking the son for an overnighter. We're in...
  15. Thread: Rakiura

    by Hunting Dad
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    Rakiura

    Spent 6 nights on Stewart Island in March. Went to a less popular block on the NW circuit.

    All the typical info and approaches that people suggest did us well. Between the 4 of us we saw 8...
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    That's what I would've thought.

    That's what I would've thought.
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    Understood

    Understood
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    Looks good but unfortunately we're in...

    Looks good but unfortunately we're in Christchurch.
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    I'm looking for some straightforward places to...

    I'm looking for some straightforward places to take the son for a shoot. As newcomer to hunting, private farmland with accommodation on there seems like a good option. There's higher certainty of...
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    So what's the go then? I booked a block (outside...

    So what's the go then? I booked a block (outside the 1080 area) for last week of November, then the email comes through telling me no meat to be taken for 4-9 months after the drop. Waiting to hear...
  21. Thread: Howdy

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    Snacks are essential for sure!

    Snacks are essential for sure!
  22. Thread: Howdy

    by Hunting Dad
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    Howdy

    G'day all. I'm a 40 year old father of 3, keen outdoorsman, spent most of my life on and in the big blue. Moved to Christchurch and learned pretty quick my diving and fishing days were over.

    So...
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